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Fares from $128 One Way, $254 Round Trip from Chicago to Anchorage

Prices starting at $254 for return flights and $128 for one-way flights to Anchorage were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Route Information for Flights from Chicago to Anchorage

Origin Airport IATA CodeCHI
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Flights Review

Dec 25, 2019

Could not get on WiFi

Aug 27, 2018

Aircraft was old but well maintained for the most part. Relatively smooth flight.

Jun 23, 2018

I’ll fly Alaska Airlines again!

Jun 13, 2018

2 - 1st class tckts were booked. Alaska Airlines used coach for final leg from anchorage to nome. We feel that leg should have also been in the 1st class cabin.

Flights from Chicago to Anchorage

Airports in Chicago

The city of Chicago is primarily served by two international airports. Travelers looking for low-fare flights from Chicago can use Orbitz.com to find flights from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare International Airport is located approximately 17 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. Midway International Airport is located on the city's southwest side, approximately eight miles from Chicago's Loop. O'Hare serves as a hub for American Airlines and United Airlines, and Midway is a hub for Southwest Airlines.

Chicago Airport Parking

Daily, hourly, and valet parking are available at O'Hare. Rates vary from $2.00 to $10.00 per hour. An economy parking lot is also available at a rate of $2.00 per hour. Similar parking options and rates apply at Midway.

Chicago Airport Transportation

There are numerous transportation options for getting to and from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare can be accessed via regional trains, buses, and local mass transit lines. The CTA Blue Line offers a fast and convenient transportation option to and from this airport. Midway is served by the CTA Orange Line. Car rental services are available at both airports, and travelers can quickly book car rental services at either airport using Orbitz.com.

Chicago Airport Restaurants

Both O'Hare and Midway offer a variety of restaurant options for travelers. Restaurants located in both airports include Starbuck's Coffee, Chicago Style Hot Dogs, McDonald's, Auntie Anne's, Chili's, Cinnabon, and Dunkin Donuts, making it easy for visitors to grab a quick breakfast, snack, or meal. By using Orbitz.com, travelers can quickly and easily find low-fare flights from Chicago.

Airports in Anchorage

Explore the wilds of America's last frontier when you visit Anchorage, Alaska. Start your journey by searching for cheap flights to Anchorage on Orbitz.com. The search options on the site help you get exactly what you want at a fair price. The main airport for the Anchorage area is the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, located about five miles outside of downtown. Some of the airlines that regularly fly in to the airport are Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, Delta, Condor, Korea Airlines and US Airways. No matter where you're flying from, finding low fares is a snap on Orbitz.com.

Transportation from the Airport

A free shuttle bus service takes passengers between terminals and to the car-rental facility. Shuttles to lodgings in Anchorage are available but must be booked ahead of time. The Municipality of Anchorage People Mover Bus runs from 6 a.m. until 11 p.m., with stops at the airport and throughout the city. Alternatively, you can take a taxi from the terminal to your hotel.

Weather in Anchorage

Because of its high latitude, summer days in Anchorage are extremely long. High temperatures during the summer months range from 55 to 65°F. During heat waves, the temperature may surge into the 80s. Winters are cold but not as cold as interior Alaska. Average temperatures during the winter are consistently below freezing, and annual snowfall is about 75 inches.

Things to Do in Anchorage

The Alaska Zoo and Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center both provide a chance to get close to some of the arctic's native creatures. Several mountain skiing areas and resorts are located a short distance from the city. Flights to Anchorage start out right when you book on Orbitz.com.

Flights from Chicago to Anchorage - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Chicago to Anchorage?

Yes, if you're cruising the skies from Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) to Anchorage, AK (ANC-Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.), you'll only have one flight number to bear in mind. There are 3 airlines that offer nonstop services to select from. Some of the best are:

  • Alaska Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • American Airlines
What is the shortest flight from Chicago to Anchorage?

Getting from Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) to Anchorage, AK (ANC-Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.) takes at least 6 hours and 36 minutes. Enjoy a beverage and get stuck into that book — it's the ideal opportunity to take some time out.

What airlines fly from Chicago (and vicinity) to Anchorage (and vicinity) most frequently?

Consider booking a flight with American Airlines (AA), which flies frequently along this route. This airline operates 18 flights every month between Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-OHare Intl.) and Anchorage, AK Airport (ANC-Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.). If you can't find the right flight there, check out the fares with Alaska Airlines (AS). This carrier is a terrific alternative and operates 10 flights from Chicago (and vicinity) to Anchorage (and vicinity) each month.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Anchorage?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Anchorage have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Anchorage with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Anchorage without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.